Resplendent Purcell


  • ERIC BRENNER, countertenor

    Hailed for his “astonishing solo singing” and “penetrating eloquence” (New York Times), countertenor Eric S. Brenner has been privileged to perform on many of the world’s premier halls with many of the world’s finest conductors. Eric made his solo debut in Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms at Cornell University. He has sung the work many times since ... Read more

  • AMANDA POWELL, soprano

    is praised for her “inspirational and expressive singing” (Classical Candor) and “abundant vocal technique” ( She enjoys a diverse performance career including classical, folk, jazz and global music. She holds a degree in vocal performance with an opera concentration from Shenandoah Conservatory and a certificate in jazz improvisation from the Jazz in July Institute (University ... Read more

  • MOLLY NETTER, soprano

    enlivens complex and beautiful music with a voice described as “crisp and clear, white yet warm” (Seen and Heard International). As a soprano soloist, Ms. Netter has performed with Julliard415 at Lincoln Center and toured internationally in Japan, Singapore and Burma under Masaaki Suzuki. Hailed for her “command of the stage with a full range ... Read more

  • Jeffrey Strauss, baritone

    JEFFREY STRAUSS, baritone

    an “authoritative artist” (CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER) whose performances have been praised as “captivating” (CHICAGO TRIBUNE) and “serenely beautiful” (NEW YORK TIMES), has appeared with period-instrument ensembles including The Consort of Musicke with Emma Kirkby, the Taverner Consort under Andrew Parrott, Tafelmusik, Apollo’s Fire, the Handel & Haydn Society (Boston), the Newberry Consort (Chicago), Seattle Baroque, ... Read more

  • Karim Sulayman, tenor


    is consistently praised for his “lyrical, expressive and appealing tenor” (WASHINGTON POST) and has been hailed as a “true revelation” (OPÉRA MAGAZINE, France). A versatile and sophisticated artist with repertoire spanning from the Renaissance to contemporary music, he completed three seasons at the renowned Marlboro Music Festival. He has performed at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy ... Read more